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Very high idle using up to much gas can smell gas

Start car up idle go,s up to 3000 or higher and wont come back down.Have had car 10 mos. its getting worst and worst now almost every time i start it it does it?

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It could be your throttle position sensor. it will be on the intake where your throttle body is located.

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As far as the gas smell....a pin hole in the fuel line is what I'd be looking for...a small amount of gas can smell like a gallon because of the Naptha that's added to gasoline. If the car isn't runing you won't be able to see any gas line leaks because ther is no demand for the fuel to be pumped, or any pressure in your fuel line.

I'd suspect you have a gasket leak for the reasoning beind the racing engine RPM

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